Utility outages

In order to perform necessary maintenance, inspection or equipment modifications, interruptions in building services or systems will take place. In all cases, every attempt will be made to keep the inconvenience to a minimum. If you have any questions, please contact one of Facilities Management’s service desks:

Academic division
(434) 924-1777

Health system division
(434) 924-2267


  1. 7/26/2017 7:30:00 AM thru 7/26/2017 5:30:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - See Notes *
    Other Affected Buildings - DARDEN LIBRARY
    Notes - Utility Services Affected:Building Fire Alarm System This is a renovation project which is requiring the fire alarm wiring to be disconnected and reconnected to the new fire alarm devices on the 2nd floor. Fire Coverage By: Matt Pannell-434-282-6675
    Reason - Renovation
  2. 7/27/2017 6:00:00 AM thru 7/27/2017 10:00:00 AM
    Affected Utilities - Electricity
    Other Affected Buildings - MAURY HALL
    Notes - Reason for Outage: We are installing a circuit for the Navy simulator to go into room B014 Maury Hall. The wire will have to route thru panel E into panel A and find the power we need there. These panels will affect most of the basement and rooms 110, 112, 113 A/C and receptacles. Also in panel E it will cut off the fire alarm power. We are planning to shut the panels off on the morning or 7-27-17 at 6AM until approximately 10AM. Please let me know if this will not work with your schedules or if you have any questions.
    Reason - See notes
  3. 7/26/2017 7:30:00 AM thru 7/27/2017 5:30:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Fire System - Sprinkler System Only
    Other Affected Buildings - DARDEN LIBRARY
    Notes - This is a renovation project which is requiring relocating sprinkler heads in the ceilings and above walls. We would like to have two days for this outage which will allow enough time for the sprinkler contractor (FLSA) to complete the second phase of this project. This outage begins at 7:30 am and ends at 5:30 pm on both days. Affects only the 2nd floor. Fire Coverage By: Matt Pannell 434-282-6675
    Reason - Relocating sprinkler heads
  4. 6/20/2017 7:00:00 AM thru 7/28/2017 7:00:00 AM
    Affected Utilities - Elevator
    Other Affected Buildings - PEABODY HALL
    Notes - Elevator will be completely offline and out of service for the above period. Fire coverage not needed.
    Reason - Martin Horn/Thyssen Krupp Elevator to replace elevator equipment, car cab and finishes
  5. 5/15/2017 6:00:00 AM thru 7/28/2017 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - See Notes *
    Other Affected Buildings - Runk Dining Hall
    Notes - Utility Services Affected :Exhaust Fans and AHU’s (Associated With Dining Hall) 1. AHU-1 associate with laundry room to remain on at all times. 2. Shutdown and restart to be performed by FM West Zone Mike Staton & Crew
    Reason - Rycon Construction Inc. to replace cooking hoods and rework HVAC air distribution, and to protect AHU’s from construction dust.
  6. 6/5/2017 7:00:00 AM thru 7/28/2017 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Elevator
    Other Affected Buildings - BAYLY BUILDING
    Notes - Bayly (Fralin) Museum Elevator will be completely offline and out of service for the above period.
    Reason - Martin Horn/Priority Elevator Inc. to replace elevator equipment, car cab, and finishes.
  7. 5/22/2017 6:00:00 AM thru 7/28/2017 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Air Conditioning
    Other Affected Buildings - WITHERS-BROWN HALL
    Notes - 1. FM NGZM Gary Wood will oversee outage. 2. TAB preconstruction readings will be completed Friday, 5/19.
    Reason - Sullivan Mechanical Inc is requesting shutdown for the above period to completely renovate AHU-1.
  8. 7/17/2017 7:00:00 AM thru 7/28/2017 3:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Fire System - Sprinkler System Only
    Other Affected Buildings - CAMPBELL HALL
    Notes - The outage is to complete sprinkler head rework and relocation for the new floor plan and ceiling conditions at Campbell Hall. The outage will be a daily occurrence during the scheduled period not to include weekends. Fire watch will be in place during outages and only the one floor will be affected at any time due to isolation valves. System to be put back online daily.
    Reason - Sprinkler Head rework By Va. Sprinkler
  9. 5/17/2017 6:00:00 AM thru 7/28/2017 5:30:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - See Notes *
    Other Affected Buildings - Runk Dining Hall
    Notes - Utility Services Affected :Fire Alarm System (All Devices Within Renovation Area) 1. Existing FA Devices within construction area is pull stations, strobes, bells/whistles and duct detectors. Only duct detectors exist. 2. Design Electric will be making modifications to Fire Alarm System according to construction documents. 3. Regarding the duct detectors, AHU’s are shutdown in a scheduled Utility Outage from May 15th, 6:00AM to July 28th 5:30PM Special Note; Fire Suppression Sprinkler System is to remain online and in service at all times. When sprinkler system is being worked on, it’s be put back online and in services at the end of each construction business day.
    Reason - . Rycon Construction Inc. is requesting shutdowns for this period so that sprinkler system can be reworked at various times and so various Fire Alarm System components can be demoed and reworked.
  10. 5/19/2017 7:00:00 AM thru 7/28/2017 5:30:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Domestic Cold Water (DCW), Domestic Hot Water (DHW)
    Other Affected Buildings - Runk Dining Hall
    Notes - 1. Laundry is to remain online and in service. 2. Outage to be performed so Hereford College is not affected.
    Reason - Rycon Construction Inc. is requesting shutdown for the above period to complete domestic HW/CW piping demo and new work associated with the Runk Dining Hall Renovation
  11. 7/29/2017 6:00:00 AM thru 7/29/2017 10:00:00 AM
    Affected Utilities - Domestic Cold Water (DCW), Domestic Hot Water (DHW)
    Other Affected Buildings - WITHERS-BROWN HALL
    Notes - Utility Services Affected: Domestic Waterline
    Reason - Replace strainer in the main feed.
  12. 7/29/2017 7:00:00 AM thru 7/29/2017 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Electricity
    Other Affected Buildings - DAWSON'S ROW #4
    Notes - Reason for Outage: There is Preventive Maintenance work to be completed on the electrical panels in all four Dawson Row buildings. To allow our electricians to work safely, FM is asking that we turn off all electric before we work on any device that may become energized when practical, i.e. panels. So we have picked the 29th of July to shut down the transformer that feeds the electric power to these buildings from 7AM to 12PM. Please let me know if you have questions.
    Reason - See notes
  13. 7/29/2017 7:00:00 AM thru 7/29/2017 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Electricity
    Other Affected Buildings - DAWSON'S ROW #3
    Notes - Reason for Outage: There is Preventive Maintenance work to be completed on the electrical panels in all four Dawson Row buildings. To allow our electricians to work safely, FM is asking that we turn off all electric before we work on any device that may become energized when practical, i.e. panels. So we have picked the 29th of July to shut down the transformer that feeds the electric power to these buildings from 7AM to 12PM. Please let me know if you have questions.
    Reason - See notes
  14. 7/29/2017 7:00:00 AM thru 7/29/2017 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Electricity
    Other Affected Buildings - DAWSON'S ROW #2
    Notes - Reason for Outage: There is Preventive Maintenance work to be completed on the electrical panels in all four Dawson Row buildings. To allow our electricians to work safely, FM is asking that we turn off all electric before we work on any device that may become energized when practical, i.e. panels. So we have picked the 29th of July to shut down the transformer that feeds the electric power to these buildings from 7AM to 12PM. Please let me know if you have questions.
    Reason - See notes
  15. 7/29/2017 7:00:00 AM thru 7/29/2017 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Electricity
    Other Affected Buildings - DAWSON'S ROW #1
    Notes - Reason for Outage: There is Preventive Maintenance work to be completed on the electrical panels in all four Dawson Row buildings. To allow our electricians to work safely, FM is asking that we turn off all electric before we work on any device that may become energized when practical, i.e. panels. So we have picked the 29th of July to shut down the transformer that feeds the electric power to these buildings from 7AM to 12PM. Please let me know if you have questions.
    Reason - See notes
  16. 5/30/2017 7:00:00 AM thru 7/31/2017 12:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Elevator
    Other Affected Buildings - WITHERS-BROWN HALL
    Notes - Utility Services Affected :Elevator #4 Elevator will be completely offline and out of service for above period.
    Reason - Martin Horn/Priority Elevator Inc. to replace elevator equipment, car cab, and finishes
  17. 6/14/2017 7:00:00 AM thru 7/31/2017 5:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Fire System - All Devices
    Other Affected Buildings - Mary Munford House
    Notes - This outage will take place each day and the panel will be brought back online at the end of each day so the building would have fire detection when unoccupied. The plans for this outage has been discussed on site with our FM Fire Safety and all are in agreeance that this is the best plan of attack. The outage begins each day at 7:00 am and ends at 5:00 pm.
    Reason - To coordinate with new fire alarm wiring. The panel is receiving troubles each day due to existing wire conditions and project demolition. This would eliminate the troubles and decrease the possibility of a false alarm.
  18. 7/31/2017 7:00:00 AM thru 8/1/2017 4:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - See Notes *
    Other Affected Buildings - THE PARK - SUPPORT FACILITY
    Notes - Utility Services Affected: Fire Related Systems/Sprinkler and Fire This outage begins at 7:00am and ends at 4:00pm each day. ( i.e.. The system off at 7:00 am back up at 4:00pm daily.) No occupancy.
    Reason - Sprinkler pipe and head addition
  19. 7/31/2017 7:00:00 AM thru 8/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - See Notes *
    Other Affected Buildings - CHEMISTRY BUILDING, MCCORMICK RD CHW PLANT @ CHEMISTRY BLDG
    Notes - Utility Services Affected: Fire Alarms basement Chemistry Addition. E&U Chiller plant personal will be running a vacuum pump to evacuate chiller 1 for recharging. The pump initially creates a small amount of smoke.
    Reason - Evacuate chiller 1 for recharging.
  20. 7/24/2017 7:00:00 AM thru 8/4/2017 3:30:00 PM
    Affected Utilities - Fire System - Sprinkler System Only
    Other Affected Buildings - OLSSON HALL
    Notes - Facilities Affected: Olsson Hall – 2nd Floor Fire watch by: RMC -Kyle Tatton 434-984-7622 This outage begins at 7:00 am and ends at 3:30 pm each day from July 24 through August 4th, excluding weekend.
    Reason - Installing new sprinkler lines

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